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Provides information on pursuing careers while also offering resources on job hunting, resumes, cover letters, and interviewing.
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Occupational Outlook Handbook 2014-2015 - Bureau of Labor Statistics Staff
Call Number: REF HF5381.A1 O36
Publication Date: 2014
The 2014- 2015 edition of OOH reflects the latest employment projections, developed by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. This Handbook includes important information on a variety of topics including pay, education required, number of jobs, work environment, work schedules, and much more for hundreds of occupations. Also available

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Encyclopedia of Careers and Vocational Guidance - Ferguson Publishing (Prepared for Publication by)
Call Number: REF HF5381 .E52 2015
Publication Date: 2014 (16th edition)
The Encyclopedia of Careers and Vocational Guidance remains the most comprehensive career reference in print. This unparalleled resource has been expanded and fully revised to contain the most accurate and current career information available.

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What Color Is Your Parachute? 2014 - Richard Nelson Bolles; BookSource Staff (Compiled by)
Call Number: REF HF 5382.7 .B64 2014
ISBN: 060632187X
Publication Date: 2014
The world's most popular job-search book with up-to-the-minute information and advice for today's job-hunters and career-changers.

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50 best college majors for a secure future - Laurence Shatkin; editors @ JIST
Call Number: Reference L901 .S553 2010
ISBN: 1593577265
Publication Date: 2010

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Green careers: Choosing work for a sustainable future - Jim Cassio; Alice Rush
Call Number: Reference GE60 .C397 2009
ISBN: 0865716439

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Best jobs for the 21st century - Michael Farr and Laurence Shatkin
Call Number: Reference HF5381.15 .F37 2009
ISBN: 159357536X

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200 best jobs for college graduates - Michael Farr and Laurence Shatkin
Call Number: Reference HF5381 .F4563 2009
ISBN: 159357603X


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REF L901 .C6787 2012   Describes majors and lists colleges that offer them, with info on matching a major with a career.
REF LB2361.5 .S528 2008
REF HF5381 .E517 2006 (2 vols.)
REF HD5723 .A73

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